Sat Feb 11 St Lucia - Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar: Indian classical vocal

Indian Classical Nite by Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar

We wish to invite members of every community who would like to experience
authentic Indian classical music to join us at this concert.

When 11 February 2006 7pm onwards
Where University of Queensland
Sir Fred Schonnel Drive,
St Lucia
Abel Smith Lecture Theatre.
View a location map How much $10 per person, $25 family pass (2 adults
2 children below 18yrs) $25 front rows & Gold pass $50
Contact Anirban Gupta, Bengali Society of Queensland Inc,
email: anirban_gupta@hotmail.com
phone: 07 3800 5115

The Bengali Society of Queensland Inc (BSQ) are hosting an Indian classical
music concert. The artists, Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar and his group, would be
specially touring Australia early 2006 and Brisbane would be their first

The vocalist, Pandit Kashalkar, specialises in a particular school of music
called khyal and is currently regarded as a Guru in this genre of Indian
music. Panditji belongs to the Jaipur gharana and is currently based at
Kolkata, India.

In this context, we have received acknowledgement from The Hon. Chris
Cummins MP (Minister for Small Business, Information Technology Policies &
Multicultural Affairs) who would be attending as our Chief Guest for the

BSQ is a registered body which strives to promote and organise Indian
multicultural events with the objective of spreading the message of peace
and harmony through various forms of arts and socio-cultural activities.

The society comprises of members of Bengali origin in India who have now
settled in Queensland, Australia. The Bengali community belongs to the
Eastern parts of India and primarily to the state of West Bengal. We also
strive to preserve the rich cultural heritage of India whilst blending in
with the Australian traditional values with a view of building a strong
multicultural foundation.

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